The 3rd Japan-China Counter-Terrorism Consultations
September 28, 2016
1. The 3rd Japan-China Counter-Terrorism Consultations was held in Tokyo on September 28, 2016, between Ambassador Keiji IDE, Ambassador in charge of International Cooperation for Countering Terrorism and International Organized Crime, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, and Ambassador Liu Guangyuan, Director General of Department of External Security Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China.
2. Both sides reaffirmed that the international community is facing an increasingly serious terrorist threat and that it is spreading in Asia.
3. Both sides also noted that terrorism is a common enemy for mankind and no country can fight it alone. Therefore they agreed that the international community including Japan and the People’s Republic of China should further strengthen cooperation to address the issue. Both sides also agreed to further deepen discussion to seek and realize tangible and practical ways for the two countries to work together in areas of information sharing aimed at securing safety of large-scale events and protecting overseas interests and capacity building assistance, in addition to the cooperation through regional and international fora such as the United Nations, the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), APEC, the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) and ASEAN+3.
4. Both sides confirmed the significance of the consultations held today, and agreed on continuing it and holding the next meeting in the People’s Republic of China in the future.
- Jan.2011 The 1st Japan-China Counter-Terrorism Consultations (Beijing)
- Jul. 2012 The 2nd Japan-China Counter-Terrorism Consultations (Sendai)